New Catering Consultancy Framework Announced

The framework covers a wide range of catering consultancy services applicable to outsourced catering services and/or in-house catering services including:


  • Operational Catering Reviews
  • Strategic Catering Reviews
  • Tendering Support
  • Catering Capital Projects
  • Menu Design
  • Branding
  • Recruitment
  • Compliance
  • Contract Monitoring
  • Catering related IT Systems

Suppliers awarded a place on the framework are:


  • Catering Consultancy Bureau Limited
  • Gen 2 Property Limited
  • Ideal Catering Consultancy Ltd
  • Merritt-Harrison Catering Consultancy
  • Panache South Ltd
  • Radford Chancellor LTD
  • Stern Consultancy Ltd
  • The Litmus Partnership Limited
  • Thread Consultancy
  • Turpin Smale Catering & Conference Consultants

All suppliers can cover each of the consortia regions. Call-off from this framework agreement is either via direct award to the number one ranked supplier, Panache South, or via further competition (mini competition).


The new framework agreement is open to all members of the University Purchasing Consortia; APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, NWUPC and SUPC as well as The University Caterers Organisation (TUCO).